But, instead of reshaping the Police
Organization to ensure good governance and smoothen legal system while remaining
accountable to people and respectful to the massive mandate, the proposed Police
Bill 2015 clearly curtails the rights of the citizen, activists allege and term
the bill as anti- people.
It’s through the proposed Bill that the
government overtly attempts to make the Police Administration further centralized and
militarized instead of keeping it decentralized and independent. The Bill also
suggests to make the entire police force a part of general police
This Police Bill incorporates the
draconian provisions even against the spirit of the ruling by the Supreme Court,
under section 41 of CPC, which clearly says that the police can neither arrest
any individual for minor complain nor can send to jail for the same, says
Chandranath Dani, a human right activist.